Former longtime La Cañada resident Betty F. Almassy died Feb.27 at the age of 91.
She came to California at the age of 2 and was raised in Glendale, graduating from Hoover High School in 1937. She attended Glendale College for two years and then Occidental College for two years, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in economics in 1941. She met her husband, Thomas G. Almassy, at Glendale College and married in 1945 after he returned from overseas a month before the end of World War II.
Red Cross and the Salvation Army, for which she delivered meals-on-wheels for many years.
Betty is survived by her three children, William Almassy, Robert Almassy and Susan Almassy Axline and by one grandchild, Christopher Axline.
A memorial service will be held at Forest Lawn in Glendale on March 12.